Chad President Idriss Deby killed in clashes with militants

Chad President Idriss Deby killed in clashes with militants

  • Deby said he was headed to the front lines to join troops battling “terrorists”
  • Deby, 68, came to power in a rebellion in 1990 and is one of Africa’s longest-serving leaders
By Agencies ·

Iranians in Turkey fear for safety after wave of deportations

Iranians in Turkey fear for safety after wave of deportations

  • Five dissidents arrested last month, with one facing death penalty in Iran
  • Thirty-three deported last year from country formerly seen as safe haven
By Arab News ·

Chad President Idriss Deby killed in clashes with militants

Chad President Idriss Deby killed in clashes with militants

  • Deby said he was headed to the front lines to join troops battling “terrorists”
  • Deby, 68, came to power in a rebellion in 1990 and is one of Africa’s longest-serving leaders
By Agencies ·

Saudi Arabia’s biggest gym chain swings to loss

Saudi Arabia’s biggest gym chain swings to loss

  • Operates 135 gyms in UAE and KSA
  • Pandemic has hit fitness sector hard
By Arab News ·

Abu Dhabi to hold 15th FINA World Swimming Championships in December

Abu Dhabi to hold 15th FINA World Swimming Championships in December

  • FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) will see more than 1,000 swimmers take part in 44 events at Etihad Arena on Yas Island
  • President of the UAE Swimming Federation, Sultan Al-Samahi, said hosting the FINA championships was pivotal in the progression and development of swimming throughout the country
By JEFF LATZKE | AP ·